CHINOOK
CHINOOK
Timeless performance

Classic race geometry delivers exciting but predictable performance. It’s the perfect lightweight ride for rapid climbing that also loves flying down the descents.

CHINOOK
CHINOOK
Timeless performance

Classic race geometry delivers exciting but predictable performance. It’s the perfect lightweight ride for rapid climbing that also loves flying down the descents.

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CHINOOK TITANIUM ROAD BIKE
Preset: Shimano 105 11-spd
Size 500, 520, 540, 560, 580, 600, 620 MM
From eur 2,799
Van Nicholas Chinook Shimano 105 11-spd
Van Nicholas Chinook Sram Force 1 11-spd
Van Nicholas Chinook Sram Force 22 11-spd
Van Nicholas Chinook Shimano Ultegra 11-spd
Van Nicholas Chinook Shimano Dura-Ace 11-spd
Van Nicholas Chinook Sram Red 11-spd
Van Nicholas Astraeus Titanium 3D Sculpted Dropout
Van Nicholas Astraeus Titanium 3D Sculpted Dropout
Van Nicholas Astraeus Titanium 3D Sculpted Dropout
Van Nicholas Chinook Titanium Top Tube Thumbnail
Van Nicholas Chinook Titanium Top Tube Thumbnail

CHINOOK TITANIUM ROAD BIKE

Timeless performance
Van Nicholas Chinook 3Al/2.5V Titanium
Van Nicholas Chinook 3Al/2.5V Titanium
Geometry
The right size
Van Nicholas Chinook Titanium Geometry
Effective Frame Size
Seat Tube Length (CTT)
Seat Tube Length (CTC)
Effective Top Tube (Eff TT)
Actual Top Tube (Act TT)
Head Tube Angle (HA)
Seat Tube Angle (SA)
Head Tube Length (HT)
Wheel Base (WB)
Front Center (FC)
Bottom Bracket Drop (BB Dr.)
Chain Stay Length (CS)
Fork Rake (Rake)
Weight Lbs
Weight Kgs
Stack
Reach
Standover
500
500
465
525
513
72.5
74.5
110
965
571
70
405
43
3.24
1.47
527
378
753
520
520
485
535
524
73
74
120
967
572
70
405
43
3.33
1.51
538
380
768
540
540
505
545
535
73
74
135
977
583
70
405
43
3.42
1.55
552
386
784
560
560
525
560
551
73
73.5
150
988
593
70
405
43
3.51
1.59
567
392
800
580
580
545
575
566
73.5
73
165
993
598
70
405
43
3.59
1.63
583
397
818
600
600
565
590
582
73.5
72.5
180
1006
608
70
408
43
3.68
1.67
597
403
834
620
620
585
600
592
73.5
72
195
1011
611
70
410
43
3.77
1.71
612
402
850
Specifications
Creating a Van Nicholas
500, 520, 540, 560, 580, 600, 620MM
Which frame size
Lifetime Frame Warranty
Engraved head tube
Brushed finish
Optiformed tubing
3D sculpted dropout
My Van Nicholas Designer
CRITICS
Van Nicholas in the press
Cycling Plus
Cycling Plus

July | 2014

Van Nicholas only makes titanium bikes, and it’s been doing so for many years. The Chinook is pitched as a racer, promising ‘sprint...

Complete review
FANS
What they say about us
G. Thorne
G. Thorne  - Australia

I never thought that at 23 I would own my dream bike, but with a lot of work and saving here is my Chinook. I bought his bike to race on but found that I coudn't bring myself to ride anything else. This is my commuter, racer, primary form of transport and centerpiece of my bedroom.

M. Fenwick
M. Fenwick  - United Kingdom

My life became complete when I took delivery of my beloved Chinook. Fast? Certainly. Comfortable? You bet. Pure art. But it's more than that. It makes me feel better than any bike I have ever owned.

J. Maxime
J. Maxime  - France

I was looking for a Titanium road bike for quite a while and I am more than happy with my Van Nicholas and the comfort it offered during Paris-Brest-Paris.

Nothing looks, Rides, Lasts like a Van Nicholas